80th Annual Couchiching Conference
The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs held its 80th annual summer conference in Orillia (Ont.) from August 4th to 7th, 2011. This year’s theme was “From the Ground Up: Civic Engagement in Our Time”. This August 6th panel was entitled “Revolution 2.0?” The panellists were Jesse Hirsh (Internet strategist and broadcaster), Paul Quassa (Mayor of Igloolik, Nunavut) and Mona Eltahawy (Award-winning columnist on Arab and Muslim issues).